Mental Multiplication and Division: Distribution and Brackets

Year 6


SKU: M6IL10065

Another key skill for mental division is addressed in this lesson: identifying near multiples of the divisor. The slides show clearly how this may be done by drawing on your times tables knowledge. A straightforward explanation of a distribution method for mental division calculations is also shown — children may use whichever method they feel is most appropriate, or that they are more confident using. Following this, there’s a choice of two activities where children will have to mentally divide.
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